- Here's a hack: Choose books that are already over 100 years old. Meditations by Aurelius, Essays by Montaigne, On the Origin of Species by Darwin, etc. Old ideas have passed a lot of tests. The longer a book has been around, the more likely it will be to continue to stay around.
States the evidence for a theory of evolution, explains how evolution takes place, and discusses instinct, hybridism, fossils, distribution and classification.